Category Archives: Uncategorized

Le Bois de Rochemave

The tour de France has been taking place this month after being yet another victim of covid-19. After much debate the decision was taken to let it happen but a month later than normal. We are keen followers of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Les mines de la guingette (or Mind the gap!)

After nearly being blown away on the plateau de Tauves Lou asked if there was a walk closer to home. There is but it involves a lot of climbing, I replied, and I’m slightly anxious that, once more, there is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Plateau de Tauves

Nights in the Auvergne can be pretty chilly as we found out the first time we took our new tent to Mandailles St Julien. It was August but so cold at night! We wore sweatshirts and layered loads of stuff … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Exploring

Sunday was a bit chilly first thing and there was quite a bit of cloud around. Despite that, we sorted out a picnic lunch and debated whether to walk or not. Deciding not, it still seemed a good idea to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Glamping

It has been a hard year for everyone and I’m sure we’re not the only ones to feel the need for a break. Enjoying camping but not wanting to share the showers and loos we came up with the idea … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A longer way round

Despite enjoying, or maybe because he enjoyed it, at the end of last week’s walk ‘i’m only the chauffeur’ announced we ought to go for longer ones.  Longer but not hillier, I thought to myself.  So back to the websites. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Simply the best…

‘The best walk yet’ announced ‘I’m only the chauffeur’ as we reached the halfway point of last Monday’s walk.  It was, indeed, one of the better ones that I have found this summer. In fact, I have known of this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Light and shadow

We usually take our main summer holiday in September after the ‘rentree’.  The days are still warm, the evenings not yet dark and everywhere is a bit calmer.  Even with the ever present treat of doom virus we have talked … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

chemin de saint-jacques-de-compostelle

After having to share the path at the Canal des Moines with several others we have preferred to walk in places less likely to attract holidaymakers during the school hols. Hence heading for tucked away areas of the Correze recently. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Computer says no!

This Monday the GPS was sulking.  It refused to acknowledge the three villages nearest to the etang I had found.  Eventually we put in a town further on and hoped we could wing it when we got closer.  The etang … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment